Cancer stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

A personal story very dear to me. Read More
A dying man's conversation with the Angel of Mercy. Read More
Learning to deal with what you have, at the time you have it. Not to lose hope, faith and your true self, even in the mist of an illness. Read More
This book chronicles my life's true experiences during my journey with not only one cancer diagnose, but two. With the words, phrases of each statement and poems, I wish to make a positive impact on someone who's ill or otherwise, where they can proceed life in a whole new way. Read More

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I would appreciate it anyone who does read this because this poem means a lot to me and my family. Someone in my family a 19 month old little girl has been diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of Cancer and is currently in hospital fighting for her life. I… Read More

Tags: love, family, pain, cancer

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"An excellent write, anniebirnie, and best of luck to Holly. She sounds like a real fighter." Read More

I wrote this in school about my cousin who died in 2012 from breast cancer. She was everything to me, a true inspiration for putting up a fight but sadly losing it. Read More

Tags: love, died, cancer

BOOK DESCRIPTION This is a passionate, emotionally charged, and poignant look into the trials and tribulations of a Stage IV Metastatic bladder cancer patient. Given the 16% survival rate and a best-case scenario of 2 to 5 years to live, Andrew Glen had to come to terms not only with… Read More

Tags: memoir, cancer

Poem / Poetry

August 29, 2019

Life experience of a woman named Rose, she is blind but can see the life of others that she meets in a massage parlor. She hates smoking! Read More

Tags: cancer, blindness

Another short poem inspired by loss. A friends daughter was fighting and eventually lost her battle with cancer. Read More
A classmate of my daughter's lost his battle to Cancer, and I was inspired by his family's faith through it all when I wrote this. Read More

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Saying goodbye to my Step Dad who lost his life to Cancer. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson who died on July 13, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to Jack Schwartzman who died of Pancreatic Cancer on June 15, 1994. Read More

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Comments: 5

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This past weekend I participated in a Relay for Life, a fundraiser for assistance to cancer patients and cancer research. I've been trying to write this poem for quite a while, and during the night of the event, walking around the track and reading all the tributes to victims and… Read More

Tags: cancer, cells, rogue

PLEASE READ THIS, I am writing a notebook and it is for you. I will see you soon my love U.R. Love ................ Leddy (Lady) and her family's life is finally getting back to normal after all of the craziness after the prior years. Read More

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The painting which accompanies this poem is called "Imminent Demise (the Sawfly)" Read More
Margarita, so named for the drink that moved her mother to conceive her, has given her mother more chances than she deserves but cannot seem to give up hope that one day she will change. When cancer provides a short timeline for Margarita’s dream of having a loving mother, Margarita… Read More
To Ducky, she'd never though that love is practical, something logical that can be assessed. Everything changes when she meets Benjamin White. But what happens when not all stories has a happy ending? Read More
Dedicated to Chad L. Sheets (1972-1998) who died on December 24, 1998. Read More
Harvey's life has been one nightmare after another and it only gets worse. His drug addiction to skunk has terrible consequences for his mental health. He can't stop the voices from controlling him, he is the puppet and his voices are his masters. When the masters say punch, he has… Read More
This was written as I tried to restart after being struck down by cancer at the age of 28. I've long since physically recovered but the mental pain was very raw. Read More

Tags: pain, lost, fear, cancer, health

This poem was written by me about my friend who passed away because of the cancer disease. Read More

Tags: cancer

Rosetta is just an ordinary girl. Except she plays Violin like a superstar. One day she gets invited to tour the world and play with the one and only Emilia Harper!! She can't believe she actually would be going on tour with the Emilia Harper. But then a horrible… Read More

Tags: cancer, violin, tour

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Cancer causing agents in hair and nail beauty products. Read More

Short Story / Young Adult

October 12, 2018

Reads: 216

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A college girl sits what proves to be the hardest exam of her life. Read More

Tags: death, teen, cancer

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